2022

CGA New Members, CGA Members Operating in Ontario’s iGaming Market

June 3, 2022

CGA News Welcome to the CGA’s Newest Members! We are excited to welcome two new members to the Canadian Gaming Association:   CGA Members Now Operating in Ontario’s iGaming Market Ontario has over 20 operators that have launched iGaming websites,…

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CGA New Members, Upcoming Events & CGA In The News

May 4, 2022

LATEST UPDATES Welcome to the CGA’s Newest Members! We are excited to welcome multiple new members to the Canadian Gaming Association, including: Ontario’s Regulated iGaming Market Ontario has just over 20 operators that have launched iGaming websites, with several more…

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CGA @ ICE London 2022, Register for the CGS, CGA In the News

April 20, 2022

CGA at ICE London 2022: Recap Paul Burns, CEO of the Canadian Gaming Association (CGA), recently attended ICE London 2022 and participated in two engaging sessions: World Regulatory Briefing – (WRB) Shared Experience: New Markets Panel as well as hosting…

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CGA Opens TMX Markets to Celebrate the Opening of Ontario’s Regulated iGaming Market

April 7, 2022

CGA @ ICE The CGA will be attending ICE in London next week. Paul Burns, CGA President will be participating in the ICE World Regulatory Briefing – New Markets Panel on April 11. On April 12, Paul will moderate the Global Markets Spotlight…

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The Launch of Ontario’s Regulated iGaming Market

March 30, 2022

Google to Allow iGaming Advertising in Ontario Google has adjusted its advertising rules in Canada to allow operators that hold a provincial licence to serve online gambling adverts on its platform. The policy change will now allow operators to run…

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Ontario iGaming Launch Date will be April 4, 2022

January 28, 2022

The Canadian Gaming Association (CGA) today applauds the Government of Ontario’s announcement to open the first licensed and regulated iGaming market in Canada on April 4, 2022. “This is another major milestone and achievement for Ontario’s gaming industry after sports…

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2021

Happy Holidays & New Chair Appointments

December 22, 2021

  2021 was quite the year for the Canadian gaming industry and it’s wonderful to have so much to look forward to in 2022. The CGA would like to recognize everyone who contributed to the many successes: Bill C-218/single-event sports…

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Canadian Gaming Association Announces Election of New Board Members

November 15, 2021

THE CANADIAN GAMING ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES ELECTION OF NEW BOARD MEMBERS TORONTO, ON, November 22, 2021 – The Canadian Gaming Association (CGA) today announced the appointment of four new members of the Association’s Board of Directors, which took place during the CGA’s…

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CGA Update Volume 35

November 2, 2021

Advocating for Ontario’s iGaming and Sports Betting Market The Canadian Gaming Association (CGA) continues to help both the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) and iGaming Ontario (iGO) as it finalizes material for market open. In the past several weeks…

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AGCO Releases Final Registrar’s Standards

September 9, 2021

The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) has just released the final Registrar’s Standards, which have been updated to include the feedback on sport and event wagering standards. The sport and event betting standards were developed to address the…

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2020

CGA Update Volume 23

December 1, 2020

Join Paul Burns, President & CEO, Canadian Gaming Association, at Betting on Sports America on December 2 at 11:00am ET There was exciting news from Ottawa last week as the Federal government announced it would pick up single-event sports betting as…

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Federal Government Introduces Bill C-13 “An Act to amend the Criminal Code (single event sport betting)”

November 26, 2020

Earlier today Federal Justice Minister and Attorney General David Lametti introduced Bill C-13 – “An Act to amend the Criminal Code (single event sport betting)” in the House of Commons. The proposed changes will give provinces and territories the ability…

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Single-Event Sports Betting Becomes Government Bill

November 25, 2020

The CGA has learned that the Federal Government intends to pick up Bill C-218, the Safe and Regulated Sports Betting Act, and turn it into a government bill. It is being introduced at 2:00pm ET today in the House of…

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The Canadian Gaming Association Announces Jean Major as the 2020 Industry Leadership and Outstanding Contribution Award Recipient

November 18, 2020

Each year at the Canadian Gaming Summit, the industry gathers to recognize the achievements and successes of its leaders. With the 2020 Summit postponed to June 2021 due to COVID-19, the award for Industry Leadership and Outstanding Contribution is being…

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2019

CGA Update Volume 9

October 11, 2019

SUPREME COURT GRANTS INTERVENOR STATUS AND SINGLE-EVENT SPORTS BETTING GETS SUPPORT IN FEDERAL ELECTION The Canadian Gaming Association (CGA) has had a busy week. Yesterday, we learned that the Supreme Court of Canada has granted the association’s motion to intervene…

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CGA Update Volume 8

September 30, 2019

WELCOME TO CGA’S NEW MEMBERS! operators, manufacturers and suppliers to Canada’s gaming industry. We work to create alliances with lottery corporations, regulators, and other industry stakeholders to encourage joint participation to advance issues of common cause. If you’d like to…

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CGA Update Volume 7

June 30, 2019

CGA LAUNCHES NATIONAL ECONOMIC BENEFITS STUDY The Canadian Gaming Association (CGA) today released its National Economic Benefits of the Canadian Gaming Industry study which examines the size, growth of the and impact of the Canadian gaming industry, as it welcomes…

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2018

CGA Update Volume 4

October 5, 2018

VOLUME 4, SEPTEMBER 2018 Welcome to the CGA Update. As part of our outreach to Canada’s gaming industry, the CGA Update will provide you with insights and updates on the association’s projects and activities. Let us know what you think,…

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CGA Update Volume 3

June 26, 2018

VOLUME 3, JUNE 2018 Welcome to the CGA Update. As part of our outreach to Canada’s gaming industry, the CGA Update will provide you with insights and updates on the association’s projects and activities. Let us know what you think,…

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CGA Update Volume 2

June 14, 2018

VOLUME 2, JUNE 2018 Welcome to the CGA Update. As part of our outreach to Canada’s gaming industry, the CGA Update will provide you with insights and updates on the association’s projects and activities. Let us know what you think,…

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CGA Update Volume 1

April 16, 2018

APRIL 2018 Welcome to the CGA Update. This is the first of what will become regular updates from the Canadian Gaming Association. As part of our outreach to Canada’s gaming industry, the CGA Update will provide you with insights and…

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